Tag Archives: history

Open Thread Thursday: Gao

From Wikipedia (Gao) Gao is a town in eastern Mali on the River Niger lying 320 km (200 mi) ESE of Timbuktu. Situated on the left bank of the river at the junction with the Tilemsi valley, it is the … Continue reading

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My Favorite You Tube Channel: Khan Academy

This is the beginning of a new feature here at the House of Goonery.What I am going to be doing is occasionally highlighting a particular You Tube channel that I think offers something beyond the cacophony of other videos available … Continue reading

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101 Things About Me: Part Thirteen

I like war movies. My favorite is probably Band of Brothers, even though it’s a ten-part series and not a traditional movie. Still, it’s good.

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What would you tell yourself 10 years ago?

Topic suggested by The Daily Post If you could meet yourself as you were ten years ago, what would you say to your younger self? This is a good question. I don’t know, is the short answer. I guess it … Continue reading

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Open Thread Thursday: Human Migration

From Wikipedia (Human Migration): Human migration is physical movement by humans from one area to another, sometimes over long distances or in large groups. The movement of populations in modern times has continued under the form of both voluntary migration … Continue reading

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My Current Reading List (As if anyone cares)

I decided to write about what I am reading right now since I can’t think of anything else to say. Topic suggestions are always welcome. My Reading List Band of Brothers, E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne From Normandy to … Continue reading

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